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Nikon Theater at Jones Beach

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Outside amphiteater

Just next to water this place is really nice on good weather, but remember that there's 0... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Vantaa, Finland
Great Venue, parking = deep breath

A friend and I came here to see Ke$ha and Macklemore and had a FANTASTIC time. This is one of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Samantha N
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1000 Ocean Pkwy, Wantagh, NY 11793-4800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just next to water this place is really nice on good weather, but remember that there's 0 protection when it rains. This is also inside state park - so if venue server alcohol, it is closed drinking area.

Thank DjJassu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I came here to see Ke$ha and Macklemore and had a FANTASTIC time. This is one of the best venues I have ever been to! EAsy to get to, clear signage, working bathrooms throughout etc etc. Parking was not horrible, but there...More

Thank Samantha N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is no better venue to see Jimmy Buffett - or any summer concert for that matter. Plenty of "REASONABLE" parking and right on the beach! Spend the whole day at the beach and then take in the show. The trip there from NJ as...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived on Long Island almost my entire life. The Jones Beach Theater is an absolute GEM in the area. I have been to many concerts here over the years and it’s always a great time, even when it rains. The parking is easy...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The venue itself is in a lovely location but we paid for VIP parking and didn't have to fight the crowds on the way out. The big problem is where you sit, and the problem is twofold: 1) You might not be able to see...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Great out door venue. Off the beach and on the bay is the perfect setting to see many outstanding performers lots of parking and easy to get to.

Thank Constance C
Reviewed August 11, 2018

The absolute best venue on Long Island. No summer complete with out a show at the landmark theater. With stunning views

Thank arlenemurals
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great sound system. Unfortunately, less than 1/2 way through the show it started to rain. I liked that upfront and center there was standing room for general admission. Should be offered for all shows

Thank Karen A
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Always a beautiful place to see a show. Acoustics can get lost if the band doesn’t have a great system, but you’re on the water. What can you expect? Drink prices are too much $. Either it’s a dry show that you need to pay...More

Thank Caryn D
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I have been to several concerts there. The prices are not too bad and most of the seats are good. The VIP area is not really worth the price they charge, but it was still fun

Thank Susiepvb
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September 6, 2018|
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Response from Frank G | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. We've always gone in empty handed to avoid any issues when entering. I'm only guessing they probably won't because they want you to buy water, and other beverages, inside. ( $$$$ )
Alyssa K
August 4, 2018|
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Response from KosherTraveller2011 | Reviewed this property |
There is now is strict security checkpoint at the entrance to the theater grounds. You can bring in purses, small water bottles and umbrellas. That’s about all they will permit to be brought in.
June 25, 2018|
Response from Bob R | Reviewed this property |
Have no idea. Probably some way to charge extra money